Theli (album)

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Theli
Studio album by Therion
Released August 9, 1996
Recorded January-March 1996
Impuls Studio, Hamburg
Genre Symphonic metal
Length 51:29
Label Nuclear Blast
NB 179-2
Producer Jan Peter Genkel, Gottfried Koch, Therion
Therion chronology
Lepaca Kliffoth
(1995)
Theli
(1996)
A'arab Zaraq - Lucid Dreaming
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Theli is an album released by the symphonic metal band Therion. While Theli stays true to the band's roots in that it has a very dark sound, it is a major turning point in their history. Set, Egyptian god, is shown on the front cover. A music video was filmed for the song "To Mega Therion".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Preludium" – 1:43
  2. "To Mega Therion" – 6:34 About this sound sample  (The title reflects the Greek reference to The Beast in the Christian Book of Revelation.)
  3. "Cults of the Shadow" – 5:14
  4. "In the Desert of Set" – 5:29
  5. "Interludium" – 1:47
  6. "Nightside of Eden" – 7:31
  7. "Opus Eclipse" – 3:41
  8. "Invocation of Naamah" – 5:31
  9. "The Siren of the Woods" – 9:55
  10. "Grand Finale / Postludium" – 4:04

Japanese edition[edit]

Japanese edition contains three bonus tracks:

  • "In Remembrance"
  • "Black Fairy"
  • "Fly to the Rainbow" (Scorpions cover)

Credits[edit]

Therion line-up[edit]

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Dan Swanö - vocals
  • Jan Peter Genkel - grand piano, keyboards, programming
  • Gottfried Koch - keyboards, programming

North German Radio Choir[edit]

  • Raphaela Mayhaus - soprano
  • Bettina Stumm - soprano
  • Ursula Ritters - alto
  • Ergin Onat - tenor
  • Joachim Gebhardt - bass
  • Klaus Bulow - bass

Siren Choir[edit]

  • Anja Krenz - solo soprano
  • Constanze Arens - soprano
  • Riekje Weber - alto
  • Stephan Gade - tenor
  • Axel Patz - solo bass-baritone

Single[edit]

Cover design[edit]

Cover was made by Peter Grøn.

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